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With Australia destined to become the food bowl of Asia, our legal advisory services serve the breadth of this ambition and support clients from paddock to plate.

We work with clients, large and small, to advise on issues that support their business, family, succession, and growth. Our clients include ASX listed and family owned companies, joint ventures, cooperatives, consortiums, and industry advisors.

Our experience spans fishing and aquaculture, viticulture and wine, timber and forestry, broad acre farming, livestock and food production, processing, packing and wholesaling, and farm machinery.

We draw on our breadth of technical know-how and practical experience to stand by you through your challenges and seize the available opportunities.


  • Business structuring

  • Capital raising

  • Dispute resolution

  • Employment & industrial relations

  • Environmental law compliance

  • Fishing and aquaculture law and transactions

  • Intellectual property

  • Intergenerational succession planning

  • Mergers & acquisitions

  • Primary production land acquisitions and restructures

  • Supply, distribution, and export contracts

  • Specialist tax and stamp duty advice

  • Water resources law and compliance

Australian Agribusiness Advisers’ Guide Edition 2

Co-authored by Cowell Clarke’s Peter SlegersJoshua Pascale and Daniel Marateo, the Agri-Guide traverses, amongst other things, the challenging issues associated with optimal business structuring for the agribusiness sector, agribusiness acquisitions and sales, business succession, navigating the tax maze (including optimising the use of tax concessions) as well as addressing the ever-changing issues relating to inter-generational succession planning.

The Agri-Guide is the definitive textbook for accountants and other professional advisers acting for clients in the agribusiness sector.

Cowell Clarke Accountants’ Regional Seminars (CCARS)

Cowell Clarke’s Tax & Revenue team regularly visits regional areas of Australia and presents to regional accountants as part of their seminar series.

If you are an accountant in a regional area and are interested in attending a seminar, please contact Peter Slegers on +61 8 8228 1158 or pslegers@cowellclarke.com.au